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Company Overview of Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation

Company Overview

Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company.

406 Southwest 5th Street

Des Moines, IA 50309

United States

Key Executives for Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation

Managing Director of International Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation Key Developments

Wells Fargo Asset Management Announces Executive Appointments

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) announced that it has appointed Jonathan Hobbs as head of its U.S. Portfolio Solutions and Kevin Kneafsey as a senior investment strategist within its Multi-Asset Client Solutions group, effective July. In their respective new roles, Hobbs and Kneafsey will be based in San Francisco and will report to Nicolaas Marais, president of WFAM and head of Multi-Asset Client Solutions. In his new role, Hobbs will design and implement investment solutions for the firm's clients, across insurance, defined benefit, defined contribution, and other institutional investors, and will also join its research efforts on next-generation portfolio. Hobbs was most recently with BlackRock as head of the client solutions office in San Francisco and co-head of Liability Driven Investment (LDI) in North America. In his new role, Kneafsey is intended to play a key role in enhancing the team's research efforts and thought leadership, focused on risk-based portfolio construction and alternative risk premium strategies. He was previously a senior advisor for the Schroders multi-asset team, and was earlier head of research for BlackRock's multi-asset team.

Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation Presents at Bloomberg L.P. Inaugural Invest New York Summit 2017, Jun-07-2017 12:30 PM

Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation Presents at Bloomberg L.P. Inaugural Invest New York Summit 2017, Jun-07-2017 12:30 PM. Venue: Bloomberg HQ, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Kristi Mitchem, Chief Executive Officer.

Wells Fargo Asset Management Corporation Appoints Fredrik Axsater as Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Business Segments

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) announced that Fredrik Axsater, CFA,has been appointed executive vice president and head of Strategic Business Segments. In this newly created role, Axsater will build a team focused on establishing a deeper understanding of client needs and growing three strategic business segments: Defined Contribution (DC); Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG); and partnerships with the businesses that comprise Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management division. Based in San Francisco, he is expected join the organization in this new role in the second quarter of this year and will report to Kristi Mitchem, chief executive officer and head of WFAM. Axsater most recently served as global head of Defined Contribution and ESG Businesses for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). Based in San Francisco, he is expected join the organization in this new role in the second quarter of this year and will report to Kristi Mitchem, chief executive officer and head of WFAM. Axsater most recently served as global head of Defined Contribution and ESG Businesses for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

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